The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

Book - 2013 | 1st ed
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"One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century."--Time magazine, on the Fairyland series

September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary, and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home and embark on a new adventure. Little does she know that this time, she will be spirited away to the moon, reunited with her friends, and find herself faced with saving Fairyland from a moon-Yeti with great and mysterious powers.

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two is another rich, beautifully told, wisely humorous, and passionately layered book from New York Times -bestselling author Catherynne M. Valente.

Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781250023506
Branch Call Number: J VAL
Characteristics: 248 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Juan, Ana

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tesstlc
Nov 08, 2020

Found this as an audiobook and listened to it on a car trip - Had no experience with the first and second books - just dove into this the third in the series. Wonderful audiobook! I actually enjoyed the "slow start" getting to know September and found the later parts of the book a bit difficult to follow sometimes - dashing about from one thing to another with nebulous goals. I loved the visual imagery and colorful language. I'm checking out the book version just to reread some of the more interesting bits - especially the part about the "shop of lies" at the beginning.

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forever_ice17
Apr 09, 2015

I loved this one. Waiting impatiently for the next one.

emckenzie Jul 29, 2014

I felt like this book had the richest new characters and most original plot lines. However partly because of this,the book feels a bit like a rollercoaster ride with lots of stops and turns where the plot tumbles into randomness, slows down and then zooms ahead.There are lots of characters to keep track of but thankfully the author has provided a list at the front of the book. The ending caught me completely off guard and felt like it lacked connection to the rest of the plot. I would have liked to see further character development of the original characters but hopefully the author writes further books to address this!

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dscrimshaw
Mar 13, 2014

I loved the first two books about September, but I didn't love this one. I'm still glad I read it and I hope there will be more. I can't put my finger on what was different.

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ACatNamedTofu
Nov 11, 2013

I really liked this one, but then again, I didn't. And I have reasons for this, but they're not going to be your reasons, so you're probably going to love it. But personally, I had a bone to pick with this one.

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